May 1, 1944

THE AIR WAR

Mighty Allied Aerial Arsenal Faces Biggest Test in Invasion Job

PERSONNEL

PERSONNEL

THE AVIATION NEWS

Washington Observer

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THE AIR WAR

Mighty Allied Aerial Arsenal Faces Biggest Test in Invasion Job

Terrific air battles inevitable, with planes forced to multiple role of knocking out Luftwaffe, paralyzing communications and blasting and strafing enemy installations and troops.

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PERSONNEL

PERSONNEL

Howard L. Hartman has joined Chance Vought Aircraft division of United Aircraft Corp. as executive assistant. He has previously served 11 years with the Pratt & Whitney Aircraft Division of United. Hartman has been assistant general manager of the Chandler-Evans Corp. in South Meriden.
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THE AVIATION NEWS

Washington Observer

AIRPOWER—Critics of the effectiveness of our airpower have their answer in the joint statement of the British Air Ministry and the United States Strategic Air Forces. The joint plan has been a success, although not yet complete. But it is noteworthy that the purpose they are methodically achieving remains the same— the purpose assigned them in the Anglo-American conferences that first planned their use.
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FINANCIAL

New Survey of Profits Shows Aircrafts Near Bottom of List

National City Bank analysis of 2,625 corporation reports reveals average of 3.6 percent compared with 1.8 percent for aviation manufacturers.

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PRIVATE FLYING

Manufacturers, Distributors Group Organizing Post-War Program

More than 40 parts, supplies and equipment firms comprise expanding trade association preparing plans to meet problems of war and peace.

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AIRCRAFT PRODUCTION

World Airworthiness Standards Discussed at St. Louis, London Talks

Warner of CAB stresses need for international agreement from standpoint of private plane manufacture as well as safety in air commerce.

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Headline News Section

Aviation Plays Dominant Role In Post-War Defense Hearings

Question of unified or separate air forces revived as Army witnesses present proposals at Woodrum Committee meeting on future military policy.
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Headline News Section

Amended Vinson Bill May Effect Termination Power Compromise

Revised measure provides authority for dealing with all types of cancellations; wider control for comptroller general.
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AIRCRAFT PRODUCTION

Boeing Dedicates Air Laboratory With 700-mph. Wind Tunnel

New unit, fastest in U. S. with sections more than two feet in diameter, to be testing ground for airplanes of future.
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Headline News Section

Rate Raise Refused At Waco, Tex., Plant

Present figure at North American plant above going scale, NWLB rules; summary of week’s activities in agencies.

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